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THE FOUNDRY

"Good. You'll be a lieutenant-colonel inside of a fortnight."
"Will Oi-"
" So. Don't burn your boots. If you're without boots, you're what, Bates?"
" Uh ?"
" Say you've got no boots, what happens?"
" Oi don't know, Trained Soldier."
" You're bare-foot."
" Oi knew that, but "
" Then why didn't, you say so? You can't march, and the war is as good as lost. So no burning. Leather," says Brand, "comes from abroad. It takes sailors. Sailors die so that you wear boots. Get it? Them boots are covered in the blood of sailors."
Bates says: "Trained Soldier, Oi thought that was grease."
" God give me strength," says Brand.
We polish away. Later, a sergeant with a book under his arm comes into the hut and shouts: "Stand to your beds and listen ! Is there anybody here who's good at painting and decorating?"
Two men stand up.
" Anybody play football ... I don't mean just kicking a ball around : I mean, anybody who can play it well."
One man rises and says: "I played for Underwood Wednesday."
" And are there any market gardeners, or other men who know all about turfing and whatnot?"
Two more men rise.
" Excellent. Excellent. Lastly, is there anybody here

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